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Signs of resistance : American deaf cultural history, 1900 to World War II

Author: Susan Burch; Project Muse.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2002.
Series: History of disability series.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1880s, a developing oralist movement sought to suppress sign language, removing Deaf teachers and requiring Deaf people to learn speech and lip reading. Drawing from such resources as Deaf  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Burch; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9780814789988 0814789986
OCLC Number: 794701140
Notes: OldControl:muse9780814789988.
"Multi-User"
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 230 p. :) ill.
Contents: Irony of acculturation --
Visibly different : sign language and the deaf community --
The extended family : associations of the deaf --
Working identities : labor issues --
The full court press : legal issues --
Irony of acculturation, continued.
Series Title: History of disability series.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Susan Burch.

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"Burch's rich and well-researched chronicle of the U.S. Deaf community's efforts to claim and shape their full participation in public life between 1900 and 1942 reminds historians of the many forms Read more...

 
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